David J. Styles (Ed.D. 1995)

David Styles passed away in October 2010. 
His obituary can be found Here.

 

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Adama Konate (M.Ed. 1990)

After finishing his degree, Adama returned to the National Education Ministry in Cote d’Ivoire where he held the position of Inspector of Secondary Education. He retired from the Ministry in 2003 after 19 years of service.  He then began writing English textbooks and teaching English with various business organizations.   In his words:

 

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Eugenie M. Ballering (M.Ed. 1990)

I am originally from the Netherlands.  I began working there, and then worked in Zambia and Nepal.  After Nepal, where I met Charles Harns who convinced me to consider CIE, I came to Amherst to pursue a M.Ed. focusing on Adult Numeracy and Literacy.

 

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Mary Jo Connelly (M.Ed. 1991; 1988-1994)

Many things in my life have changed since I left Amherst in 1994, but some things remain constant: I am still working on a UMass campus, still doing union and community organizing, still in a socialist group, and still being nagged by DRE to submit past-due writing.

 

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Michael Frith (Ed.D. 1988)

I spent 10 years living and working in Asia on a variety of projects.  Stemming in part from my dissertation research on rabid dogs in Guayaquil, Ecuador, I worked in Nepal with World Health on a rabies eradication program.  In Sri Lanka I worked on a UNICEF project on women and children nutrition – the Mahawelli Rice Project.

 

While in the Philippines I worked on a huge national literacy campaign managed by the Bureau of Non formal Education. And in Singapore, I worked with the Asian Media and Information Center that publishes Media Asia, a scholarly journal.  

 

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Hassan Farah Warfa (M.Ed. 1988)

I have been involved in education, primarily in middle schools, high schools and colleges, since the early 1980s: in Africa, Canada and here in the United States. I was one of the founding teachers of the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Dorchester, Massachusetts. I served as a member of the instructional team and a teacher for multilingual classes.

 

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Antonia Tingitana (M.Ed. 1988)

About ten years ago, we left the city of Dar Es Salaam to return to the community in Kilimanjaro where both my husband and I were born. Our goal was to add value to the lives of the community members. We started with the most basic need: clean and safe water. With help from our friends within and outside our community, we spearheaded a fund drive and raised enough money to sink a well, 92 meters deep. The water quality turned out to exceed WHO standards.

 

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Nancy Molin Longatan (M.Ed. 1988)

After graduating from CIE, I spent 10 years in Nepal, 4 years in Japan, and 7 years in the Philippines. I have done some freelance writing on the edited website "Suite 101" as well as some print publications, but mainly have been working on language and cultural immersion among the indigenous peoples of the Cordillera of Northern Luzon. I also started teaching an online course in cross-cultural communication and culture shock.  It is a basic introduction for anyone about to go and live in a new and strange place.  It's a self-paced course that should take about six weeks to complete.

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Bérengère de Negri (Ed.D. 1988)

Since graduating from CIE, Bérengère has been based in Washington D.C. working mainly with The Academy for Education Development (AED) and its successor FHI360. 

 

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Morongoe Ntloedibe-disele (M.Ed. 1994)

After leaving CIE, I worked at the WK Kellogg Foundation as a Visiting Professional for one year before returning to Botswana.  I then joined the University of Botswana as a part-time Lecturer while looking for something more interesting. (1994 -1997).  I later landed a position with a PACT project as OD Advisor and later on as Co-Director. (1995 – 1998)

 

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